Tag : Edward Boyle

Edward Boyle Cafe renamed The Edit Room

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Edward Boyle cafe was originally called The Book Club, but following a dispute with local venue The Hyde Park Book Club, the university announced it would be changing the name. The new name chosen for the cafe is The Edit Room and can already be found on staff aprons … Read More

EXCLUSIVE: First look at the new Eddy B

2 years ago / 0 comments

Our beloved Eddy B is back, and this time there are more plug sockets than you can shake a stick at. The library has been refurbished with new colour schemes on each floor, funky chair designs and a new postgraduate research hub. The library is opening its doors to students … Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Laidlaw Library opens doors

4 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon gained exclusive access to the new multi-million pound Laidlaw Library, which will open for the first time on Wednesday. The estimated £26m investment boasts nearly a thousand study spaces, innovative technology and a roof garden with beehives and solar panels. The modern interior design includes a mixture of … Read More

Poor CCTV blamed for Edward Boyle laptop thefts

4 years ago / 0 comments

Two laptops were stolen from the Edward Boyle library last week after being left unattended by students. Patrols by the Police and University security services have been increased in the libraries with the police putting leaflets on unattended valuables to warn their owners of the risk they have taken in … Read More

News | Student trapped in library

5 years ago / 0 comments

A female student was locked inside the Edward Boyle for over an hour last Friday. A second year English student, told LS he had come to drop off some books at 8pm unaware the library was closed when he noticed the girl on the other side of the glass doors, … Read More

Lifestyle | Trading campus for cafés – Alternative revision spaces

5 years ago / 0 comments

January is upon us. A new year, a new term and a looming set of post Christmas exams for most of the unfortunate students returning to Leeds this week. Many of you will be returning to Leeds with a view to spending entire days slaving away in the library. However, … Read More

News | Brotherton still wasting electricity

5 years ago / 0 comments

Energy efficiency in the University has again below par, with the Brotherton Library’s energy rating being so poor it is off the chart. Following a recent LS investigation into energy efficiency in the Edward Boyle library, a new updated certificate is now on display. Despite the coverage, the Brotherton Library … Read More

News | Edward Boyle blasted over electricity waste

5 years ago / 0 comments

Energy inefficiency is off the scale in the Edward Boyle Library, creating CO2 emissions in a year equivalent to around 3,400 return flights to Australia. The current Display Energy Certificates on show in the Library foyer rate the building from A-G, with G being the least energy efficient. Typical energy … Read More

News | University lecturers strike

5 years ago / 0 comments

Lecturers throughout the university have been on strike today over demands for higher pay. The Edward Boyle library cut its opening hours from 9am-5pm, with the Brotherton closing at 4pm. Whilst the union remains open, cafes across campus such as Parkinson Court Cafe, Dolce Vita, The Edge Cafe all closed … Read More

News | Library promises students 24 hour access

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Edward Boyle Library has promised students permanent 24 hour access during exam time following a campaign by Leeds University Union. The Union’s Education Officer, Alice Smart, worked on the policy with the library team over the summer. “I’m immensely proud to have been a part of the campaign,” said … Read More